Posts filed under editing

Star Wars: The Process Awakens

There is no obvious sound of relief in the voices of Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey, the editors of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Along with the director, J.J. Abrams, of course, they felt the pressure of the fans’ expectations for this film, but the record breaking box-office and the generally positive reviews must have come as a welcome liberation.

Posted on January 15, 2016 and filed under 3d, adam garstone, editing.

DaVinci Resolve 12 Short Cut Keyboard Launched

We’ve never understood these keyboards. Either you know the shortcuts – in which case you don’t need them written on the keys – or you don’t – in which case hunting for the function on the keyboard is slower than going to the program’s menu. But they do exist and Logickeyboard have announced that the new DaVinci Resolve 12 shortcut keyboard now is available for PC and Mac. 

Posted on November 18, 2015 and filed under editing, Grading.

The Come Back Kid

Will Smith in 'Focus'. Edited in Final Cut Pro X.

Since Final Cut Pro X was unveiled as a kind of iMovie Pro the knives have been out for the editing platform. But the evolution of the software has been clever and unique and good enough to persuade Hollywood to grant it a second chance. We spoke to the editor involved JAN KOVAC about how he won the job and pushed it through to the final edit.

Posted on April 25, 2015 and filed under editing, post.